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At Hornewood Lodge, the seat of Major- daughter and heiress of Richard Swayne, general Morgan, suddenly while at dinner, esq. of Bere, in Dorsetshire, by a daughter the Hon. Anne Henley Ongley, third daugh. of Thomas Trenchard, esz. of Wolverton ter of the late Lord O. and sister to the pre- and Lychet-Maltravers, in the same curaty. sent Lord.
Mr. Carier, after having been educated at At Margate, the Rev. William Chapman, Cambridge, went into the army, and had a M.A. rector of Kimble Parva, Bucks, and company in the 9th regiment of foot (if we vicar of St. John's, Margate. He haj en- mistake not) about sixty-five years ago. At joyed the living of St. John's, only since this period his active and intelligent mind Easter, 1809, being then presented to it on made him much consulted and employed, the death of the Rev. William Harrison, particularly on the Kentish coast, when the
At Sturry, Mr. John Dell, 53. From rebellion of 1745 created serious fears of an bodily infirmity, which rendered his life re. invasion. Some years afterwards, he mar. cluse at an early period, be formed a love forried a lady of good fortune at Deal, to whom literacore, and was the writer of several po- some of his sister's poems are addressed; and etical productions, replete with humour and retiring to the excellent house which formed ingenuity; under the signature of Rusticus. a portion of her property in bis native town,
At Maidstone, Mr. William Cork, sur. there passed the remainder of his life, and geon.--William, only son of Mr. William breathed bis last. Soon after, he was pat Elgar.
into the commission of the peace for the Ar Folkestone, Mr. William Reynolds, county, and discharged the duties of it for a solicitor.
long period of years with eminent superiority, At Canterbury, Thomas, eldest son of so as to entitle him to the elevation to the Lieutenant-colonel Greene, of the Royal chair of the East Kent sessions, which he Artillery, in the East India service, 17. filled for some time with great credit. He
At Tovil, John Beeching, esq. 47.-Mis. was a man of very lively and acute natural Dowell, wife of Stephen D. esq.
parts, very highly cultivated, an exact and At the Marine Barracks, Chatham, Lieu. elegant classical scholar, an excellent lin. tenant Hancorn. He was leaving his room guist, and a man of extensive and general in the south end, and proceeding down the reading; in all which various departments he stone steps, which are separated from another continued to exercise his admirable faculties fight of steps by a low iron railing, when he to the last, his final illness not having ale overran himself and fell into thearea, by which tacked him for more than ten days before his he dislocated his neck and fractured his skull; death. Till that period he enjoyed all the he survived but a few hours.
powers of his body and mind with little ap. At Mongeham parsonage, in the 82d year parent decay; his memory and vivacity were of his age, after a little more than an hour's in strong force; he moved with agility, and indisposition, the Rev. Henry Dimock, of the marks of age had made little inpression Pembroke college, Oxford, M.A. 1751 ; rec. on bis person; he worked in his garden, he tor of St. Edmund the King, and St. Ni. read with eagerness, he talked with his cholas Acons, London, and of Blackmanstone, usual clearness and fluency, and he abated in in this county. Of this good man, at the none of the attentive politeness of the old close of a long life spent in the practice of court. He joined in all social circles, lived every duty, professional, social, and domestic, cheerfully and hospitably, and betrayed 20it may be truly said, he fell asleep. The thing of the peevishness of an octogenarian. depth and soundness of his learning, the His person was that of an hale man, of little strict orthodoxy of his belief, and the pri- more than sixty. He had seen much of lie, mitive simplicity and integrity of his man- knew its follies, and turned not with sters pers, might have entitled him to the highest repulsiveness from an acquaintance or comoffices in the church; but, in this world, pliance with its humours. In short, he had Teward does not always accompany desert. all the polish, and all the agreeable know. In the father's house are many mansions. His ledge, of a man of the world, added to that of will be bright and splendid, as were his a'ready and perfect scholar. In his literary talents and his virtues; firm and immoveable, taste, he was what some would seem tor anas were his perseverance and his faith. tique; and many would deem too severe. Of
At Deal, aged 87, John Carter, esq. the the ancients, among his prime favourites, was oldest magistrate (perhaps with the excep Horace; and of the moderni, Pope. He tion of Lord Frederick Campbell) of the seemed to prefer wit and acute sense, 10 sene county. He was brother of the celebrated ciment and fancy. His politics were those Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, the poetess, and of whiggism, perhaps a little extended wih learned translator of Epictetus, who died the times. He feared despotism rather than February 19, 1806, aged 89. He was born anarchy; and corruption rather than lizen about December, 1723, the eldest son of Dr. tiousness. He saw the two extremes of dan. Nicholas Carter, minister of Deal, and rector ger between which modern lyovernments of Woodchurch and of Ham, in the same were vibrating; and leaned to the side of the county (a native of Buckinghamshire), who people. The stores of his understanding died at Deal in 1774, aged 87, by Margaret, were so abundant, and in such constant ex
ercise, that it was difficult to contend with
SUSSEX him; and his very years, which had all the From an advertisement in our paper, (says venerability, without any of the weakness of the editor of the Brighton Herald) che public age, added the imposing advantage of high will perceive, that some of our friends in respect and awe. Rank never dazzled him; London have been seized with a desire to bless office and power he treated with indifference; this town and its vicinity with water works. and all the habits of his life were guided by a It will also be seen that the commissioners of calm and manly independence. He was a Brightbelmstone, not immediately perceiving master of the law (various and complex as it the necessity of such a boon, are determined is) which concerns the duties of a country to reject it. They have refused it civilly magistrate, and wielded all its technicalities from the gentleman who made a respectful with astonishing readiness and skill. On application to them on the subject; but these subjects he was firm, and sometimes, should it be attempted to force it upon them, perhaps, a little tenacious in his opinions; by an act of parliament, they have pledged but it was very rarely that he could be de. themselves to the town to do all in their tected in an error. His pen was continually power to prevent its taking place. Dr. Tierin his hand, and in the course of a long life, ney, who has professionally paid great athe was the author of several pamphlets and tention to the quality and sources of the water political letters of a temporary mature, which with which Brighton is most profusely suphave probably perished with the occasion. plied, declares, that it is the most healthy He has left a widow (his third wife) Anne, and salubrious that the island of Britain can daughter of the late Mr. James Povell, of boust, and that should this water be diverted Wingham, and three daughters; of whom from its natural course, confined in reser. the eldest married Janies Williamson, esq. voirs, or pass through pipes, it would be de. late major of the 70th regiment; the other prived of its medicinal character, and might two are single. He was a most affectionare generate diseases, which at present are alhusband, and a most fond and attentive most unknown to the inhabitants. father; dedicating much of bis time to the Married.) At Brighton, James Clarke, instruction and accomplishment of his chil. M.D. of Nottingham, to Ellen, second daughdren; and applying his care and his fortune ter of the late John Abraham, esq. of Toito their gratification. In his death, both tenham they and his widow will experience an irre At Horsham, Thomas Abraham, esq. to parable loss. He has left one surviving half- Louisa, daughter of the late Edward Carter, brother, the Rev. Henry Carter, of Witten- esg. of Portsmouth. ham, in Berkshire, who has several children; Died.] At Burwash, William Constable, of whom, two sons are post captains in the esq. 64. navy. He has also left two nephews by a At Brighton, James Mitehell, esq. of sister; the Rev. Thomas Pennington, rector Limehouse.--Henry Hughs, esq. of Harley of Thorley, Herts.; and the Rev, Montagu street, Cavendish square. James Stanley, Pennington, vicar of Northbourn, near Deal, esq. one of the masters of the High Court of the biographer of Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, his Chancery, and steward of the Marshalsca sister.
court.--Mr. Burfield.--Charles Fox, esq. SURRY.
many years a magistrate of Northamptonshire, Died 1 At her fathers, James Newton, esą. and one of the venderers of Rockingham forest. Merton Abbey, Mrs. Jane Ann Christie, -Mr. Burfield.-Miss Reyner, of London. wife of Mr. Robert C. merchant, Mark-lane, -Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Eaton, of London, 65. London, aged 25 years. This truly amiable At Hastings Barracks, Captain and Adyoung woman, during the last two years, jutant Edward Trelawney, of the Bedford had been gradually tending towards che gravo, militia, in which regiment he served twentyoften enduring the most acute sufferings, and eight years. - Fountain North, e q. of Rouge alternately exciting the hopes and tears of ham, Norfolk those, whose happiness materially depended At Chichester, Mrs. Torner.- Mrs. Feast, upon her fate. She was characterized by daughter of Mrs. Kitchenor, of Brighton. great suavity of manners, mildness of dispo- She was proceeding on her way to Ashford, sition, and benevolence of heart. During in Kent, for the purpose of sceing her sister, her illness, she often manifested a fear, lest when the couch broke down, only two miles she should give too much or any unnecessary from the place of her destination, by which trouble, to those who cheerfully attended on accident she was so dreadfully bruised, that her. After taking an affectionate leave of she died within three hours. all around her, at the close of two successive
HAMPSHIRE. siruggles for life, she with resignation and Applications will be made to parliament in composure fell asleep in the arms of death. the ensuing session, for acts for the lollowing May her early removal from this world, purposes: 1. For making a navigable canal prove an additional motive to the young in fron the river Medway navigation at Tun. general; and to those in particular who were bridge, Kent, to communicate with the har. related to her, to prepare for the coming of bour of Portsmouth, at the Flat ilouse, with the Son of Man.
various branches in the several counties of
Sussex, Surry, and Hampshirc. 2. For home; but no tidings could be obtained of erecting a convenient stone pier at Ryde, in him, notwithstanding every possible search the Isle of Wight, and also a marker-house was made, and large rewards offered, it and market place. 3. For exonerating from many days afterwards, when the body of this tythes all the homesteads, lands, and tythe. excellent young man was found in the Kenable grounds in the parish of Ashley, and net and Avon canal, having Hoated from the making compensation for the same. 4. For place where it is supposed he must have inclosing the common, or commonable lands, fallen in, (through the darkness of the night) called Butler's Wood, in the parish of Lock to the mouth of a neighbouring tunnel. erly.
At Ivy House, near Chippenham, Matthew Married.) At Winchester, Mr. Driver, of Humphreys, esq. 76. " Lymington, to Mrs. Gauger, relict of Mr. At Wyly, Mr. John Lock, 43. David G.
At Salisbury, Mary, wife of Mr. James At Stoke, W.C. Sharp, esq. of the Durham Garrett, 33. -- Anthony, the well-known militia, to Mrs. Moody, of Elson, near Gos- cook at the Antelope inn, aged 45 years, port.
nearly the whole of which he had passed at Ac Dummer, Charles Harwood, esq. to the Antelope, having been fostered and app Eliza, daughter of Thomas Terry, esq. ported by the late Mrs. Best and family, whes
At Jersey, Captain G. F. Iddins, of the a helpless and nearly destitute child of colour. 57th regiment of foot, second son of John I. He had saved 1101. mostly in guineas, which esg. of Summerfield, near Birmingham, to has been appropriated towards the support of Miss R. Rodber, daughter of Thomas R. esq. his aged mother. of Weymouth.
At Manningford Bruce, John Grant, esą. Died. At Newport, Isle of Wight, John Ac Ansty, Mrs. Turner, wife of Mr. Kirkpatrick, esq. banker. Mr. T. Cook, Henry T. second son of T. c. esq. 22. His death was
BIRESNIRI. occasioned by lying on the grass after fatiguing himself with shooting.
The opening of the Wilts. and Berks In the Isle of Wight, the Rev. John
canal into the river Thames, at Abingdon, Wight Wickes, A.M. rector of Wardley cum was celebrated there on the 21st of Septem. Belton, Rutland and of Burslem, Stafford. ber, with every demonstration of joy. At
half-past two o'clock a body of proprietors, At Emsworth, Dr. Joseph Heywood, many in the company's boat, with music playing years master of a respectable seminary at and flags Aying, passed the last dock inte Greenwich, 68.
the river Thames, amidst the loud huzzas of At Winchester, Mr. John Ridding, son of a large concourse of people who lined the John R. esq. åged 17, senior scholar of Win- sides of the canal. The party proceeded from chester college, whose rising talents were re. the banks of the Thames, to the council warded at the last college election by a gold chambers, where they were joined by memmedal.-Mrs. Crabb, relict of Mr. Alderman bers of parliament for Cricklade, Abingdon: C. 77.
Oxford, Hereford, Ludgershall, &c. and WILTSHIRE.
many gentlemen of the neighbourhood, and Application will be made to parliament in partook of an excellent' dinper prepared for the ensuing session, for acts for the following the occasion. purposes: 1. For making a navigable canal Applications are intended to be made to from the Wilts and Berks canal, in the parliament in the ensuing session, for acts for parish of Swindon, to join the Thames and making two navigable canals, che first from Severn canal, in the parish of Latton. 2. For Reading to Isleworth, in Middlesex, and the making a navigable canal from the Wilts second from Reading to the grand junction and Berks canal, at Wootcon Basset, to com- canal, in the parish of Cowley, Middlesex. municate with the canal, or feeder of the Married. W. Hedges, esq. of Thatchan, dock company, ac Bristol.
to Martha, second daughter of Mr. Graham, Married.] Ac Chippenham, Mr. John of Newbury.-Mr. Lodge, of Newbnry, to Tuckey, to Miss Pointing, only daughter of Miss Herbert, of Copyhold.-Mr. John Lew. Nicholas P. esq. of Langley-Burrell. is, of Newbury, to Miss Steel, of Stanmore.
At Bower.Chalk, Mr. John Burrough, to Died.) At Maidenhead Bridge, Sir Isaat Miss Norris, daughter of the late Mr. Tho. Pocock, formerly of Biggin, near Oundle, mas N.
Northampton, for which county be served At Salisbury, Mr. William Smith, of Mil the office of high sheriff in 1786-7. ford, to Miss Caroline Lovedee.
At Greenham, aged 72, Mrs. Tull. In At Trowbridge, John Norris Clerk, esq. to three years and a half she was tapped thirty Miss Perkins.
nine times for dropsy, and bad 1954 pints of Died.) At Melksham, Mrs. Bruges, wife of water taken from her. Mr. Thomas B. and only child of Mr. Taylor, Al Reading, Mrs. Swallow, wife of Mi. of Semington, 34. Mr. Robert Pinckney, S. sen. of Woodfall, near Burbage. He left a At Ruscomb, Mrs. Pasmore. friend's house at the latter place on his return At Thatcham, John Whiting, esq. 24.
AtSwallowfield, Mr. Charice Bailey.--Mr. o'clook the thermometer was at 47. Passing John Bailey.
over the river, nearly perpendicular with At Emmer Green, Mrs. Fuller, 75.
Lady Smyth's, at Redcliff, the parachute was SOMERSETSHIRE.
launched, with a cac in a basket attached to On Monday, September 21, about 40 mi. it, which descended rapidly for a considerable nutes past one, Mr. Sadler, of Oxford, and time before it expanded, when its motion was Mr. Clayfield, of Castle-street, Bristol, as- slow and peculiarly graceful. At a quarter cended in an air-balloon from a field near past two o'clock, perpendicular with Woud. Bristol, and after twice crossing the Bristol spring, on the Somerset coast, near Clevdeon, channel, from England to Wales, and from left England, and passed over the channel. Wales to England, and going the distance of At mid-channel, opened the valve, and near150 miles, came down on the Bristol chan- ing Cardiff, about twenty-five minutes past nel, three miles off the Valley of Rocks, at two o'clock, the thermometer 55, descended 20 minutes past four, in sight of a great num- so low as to hear the shouts of the people, and ber of people. A boat put off immediately the breakers between Barry and Scilly from Lymouth, and at 20 minutes past five Islands. Fearing the main lana could not be the boat got to the balloon, and brought Mr. reached, and a current of air impelling the Sadler and Mr. Clayfield safe on shore, with balloon towards the sea, more ballast was the balloon, at the valley of Rocks, Linton, thrown out, in doing which Mr. Sadler lose in Devonshire, to the great joy of the spec. his hat. At half past two the balloon was tators. The apparatus for performing the about mid-channel, and continued descending process of filling, consisted of two large ves. till forty minutes past two o'clock, when it sels, containing upwards of 1500 gallons was perpendicular with the Flat Holmes ; each, into which there were introduced the light. house very visible. Still continutons of iron filings and water; the sulphuric ing to descend most rapidly towards the sea, acid was afterwards cunveyed by a leaden a quantity of sand was shaken from one of syphon into the vessel, and from thence the the bags; but the balloon continuing rapidly gas was conveyed, by means of two large to descend, several other bags were throwa tubes, terminating in nine other pipes in over, which instantaneously caused an ascent cach vessel, which passed through coustic so rapid, as to bring the balloon in coniace potash and water, into the balloon, by a large with the sand from the first-mentioned bag, silk conductor, prepared for the purpose, which fell into the car in a profuse shower. The following account has been published: The balloon continued to ascend until about
"Mr. Sadler, (being bis sixteenth time of forty minutes past three o'clock, when it apo ascension), acconipanied by Mr. William proached the Devon coast, the Bideford and Clayfield, entered the car at about twenty Barnstaple rivers being very easily distinminutes after one o'clock, the wind blowing guished. The thermometer now at 27. fresh from north-east, and commenced one of At fifty minutes past three, off Lipton, the most daring enterprizes ever undertaken a small town on the coast of Devon, between by any aerial voyager. Mr. Sadler was well Iifracombe and Porlock. After having crossed aware of the consequence of the wind con- the Bristol channel iwice, at ten minutes tiouing to blow from the quarter in which it past four o'clock, being desirous of teaching was at the time of ascension; for if they the coast, threw out every thing that could escaped being blown into the western ocean, be parted with, including a great coat, a va. they would have been compelled to traverse iuable barometer, a thermometer, a speaking. great part of the channel, with every proba trumpet, the grappling-iron, and even part bility of descending at a distance from the of the interior covering of the car, in the Shore; but his zeal to gratify the public cu- hope of reaching the main land about Barna Tiosity, which had been greatly excited, sur- staple; but, owing to the exhaustion of the mounted every obstacle, and determined him gas, the balloon would not rise suficiently to to make the attempt. The ascent of the bal- clear the high cliffs of Watcruouth, near Toon was rapid, and yet so still, that all sense Combe-Martin. The balloon still descendof motion was lost to the aeronauts. The ing, and seeing no prospect but of contending balloon, about half a mile high, entered a with the sea, the aeronauts put on their lifethick black cloud, when Bristol and its neigh- preservers. A few minutes afterwards, the bourhood were no longer visible: the cloud car, with violent agitation, came in contact did not the least incommode chem. From with the waves, about four miles from the the rapid ascent, the cloud was soon passed shore.” At this critical moment, their pethrough, when the grandeur and sublimity of rilous situation was descried, from the cliffs the view exceeded the power of description. of Lymouth, by Mr. San: ord, of Ninehead, Un looking back on the cloud from which the Mr. Rowe, and some other gentlemen, whose aeronauts had emerged, the most beautiful zealous and weil directed efforts did them appearance exhibited itielf. The shadow of great credit. They sent out a well-manned The balloon was observed in its centre, sur- boat to their immediate assistance, which, Founded with a most beautiful halo (circular when first discovered by the aeronauts, aprainbow.) The balloon still ascended rapidly, peared about the size of a bird floating on the and soon entered a secona cloud. At two water. The car, nearly filled with water, MONTULY MAG. No. 206.
(the aeronauts beirg up to their knees, was Buchan..--Miss M. E. Armstrong, second dragged along, the balloon skimming the sur daughter of the late George Armstrong, esz. face, and acting as a sail, when the cords of of Jamaica, 19. Mr. English, sen, 80. the balloon pointed out that they were drift- - Mrs. Salmon.-Mr. Daniel Taylor ing very rapidly from shore up channel. At Westbury college, near Bristol, Isaac After being in this state a full hour, the Hobhouse, esq. elder brother of Benjamin H. water increasing very fast, the boat approach- esq. MP. ed; when every effort was made to secure At Shepton Mallet, the Rev. Dr. Hussey, and exhaust the balloon. llere a point of catholic minister. honour was disputed between the two aero. At Hinton St. George, Joseph Feltham, nauts, which should quit the car first, it being esq. many years che faithful steward of Earl then in a sinking state; but Mr. Sadler insisting Poulett. tha: Mr. Clayfield should first leave the car, At Bath Easton, Mr. Francis Breedoo, 80. it was agreed to, under the impression that Ac Martock, the Rev. Henry Rawlins, Mr. Sadler had more experience in securing rector of Stapiegrove. the balloon, which took nearly two hours to .
DORS ETSAIRE. accomplish; when Mr. Sadler stepped into In the night of Wednesday, October 10th, the boat. - About nine o'clock at night, the, a fire broke out at the house of the Rev. Mr. party, unable, from the roughness of the Guide, at Frumpton, about seven miles from beach, to walk without assistance, arrived at Dorchester, which was occasioned by the nego
the pier of Lymouth, a small romantic sea- ligence of a servant in setting fue to the * port, under Linton, where refreshments were drawing-room curtains. The house was 16
most hospitably supplied, and they were en- duced to a heap of rubbishi, and not a particle ! abled to reach the town of Linton, on the top of furniture was sared. A son of Mr. Guide
of the hill. Congrarulations accompanied lost his life in the flames, and a maid-servant . the aeronauts through every town on their was so shockingly burnt in searching after the * way to Biistol, where they arrived about child, that she is not expected to survive.
twelve o'clock on Wednesday 26th, to the great Applications will be made to parliament satisfaction, and amidst the heart-felt cheer. next sessions, for acts for the following pur.
ings of the citizens of Bristol ; after having poses: 1. For making a new turnpike-road • pissed over, in their aerial fight, upwards of , from the present road, leading from Collump**eighty miles of water, and about twenty ton to Exeter, at Padbrooke-bridge to Harle.
'miles of land. The barometer having met stone, on the same road. 2. For making a · with an accident, which rendered it useless, navigable canal from Wear dock; or some
no accurate account of the height to which other point of the navigable part of the river the balloon ascended, could be taken; but the Torridge, to Great Torrington. 3. For mak. aeronauts conceive that they must have risen ing a navigable canal from the sea, in the full two miles and a half."
parish of Beer and Seaton, to Cansington-pitt, • Married.) At Wellington, Mr. J. Hoo- in the river Parrot, in Somersetshire, with a
man, of Kidderminster, to Jane, daughter of collateral cut, froni Chard common to Crew. John Carpenter, esz. banker.
kerne. 4. For draining, embanking, and esAr kilmington, the Rev. John Dampier, closing, the open and common marshes, and * of Bruton, to Mary Charlotte, only daughter waste lands, in the parishes of Braunton and of the Rev. Charles Digby, canon of Wells. Heaton Punchardon; and for making a mari
Died. At Bristol, at the Hotwells, John gable canal from the lower-end of Wrafes. · Bruckshaw, esq. of Walthamstow, and of the ton-marsh to the Braunton-field; and a water
Roval Exchange, London.-Mrs. Barry, course from Braunton-brook to Broud.sandi. relice of the Rev. Dr. B. rector of St. Peter's, 5. For dividing, draining, embanking, and Bristol - Daniel Wright, .esq. of Lincoln's improving, the open piece of land or salt wainn, son of the late Rev. Thomas W.of Bris. ter marsh, commonly called the Rurney, tol -Mr. David Lewis, well known as a in the parish of Otterton and East Budleigh; parliamentary candidate for this city, a man making a navigable canal from the river Otter of unsullied integrity, and great perseverance through the parishes of East Budleigh and
Mr. Richard Bent, son of Mr. B. look, Otterton to Otterton bridge, and also for cup seller, of Paternoster-row, London.-Mr, plying the canal with water from the adjacent John Winwood, 77.--Andrew Girardot, esq. river Otter or other collateral streams. 6. Or 50.--Mrs. Clarke, relict of the Rev. John enabling the company of proprietors of the C. vicar of Hungerlord, Berks. and sister of Tamar Manure Navigation, to extend the the late Charles Chapman, esq. of Bathford.. canal from or near Newbridge, in the prin
At Bath, Samuel Scott, esq. 81 - The of Calstock, in the county of Cornwall, and Rev. Mr. De Chair, rector of Little Rissing of Tavistock, in the county of Devon, to or **tan, Ciocestershire, vicar of Horley and near a certain place, called Inney Fort... *Hornton, Oxon, and one of bis Majesty's For paving, cleansing, lighting, watching, chaplains in ordinary Mirs. Stokes, 36. and otherwise improving the borough and
Mrs. Mary Hobhouse.Dr. Robert Hal. parish of Barnstaple. P o 'Titax; physician in ordinary 10 the Prince of The corporation of the Trinity Houst Viales, 75,--Jama Morgan, esq. 71.-Mrs. have caused an alteration to be made in